Eric in Madison

  • joined Mar 26, 2008
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I have been an author for Canis Hoopus since 2012 and took over as Site Manager in 2013.

Canis Hoopus is the premier fan site and blog for fans of the Minnesota Timberwolves. Our goal is to provide our readers with excellent content about the team and the NBA from a variety of perspectives, as well as to provide the best forum around for intelligent discussion of the Wolves, basketball, and life.

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Hummel and Jeffers to Become UFAs


The Wolves announced today that they will not extend qualifying offers to Robbie Hummel and Othyus Jeffers, which will make both of them unrestricted free agents.

Monday Cup of Canis


The round of 16 at the World Cup got started over the weekend, while the Lynx split a home and home with the Seattle Storm. Teams can begin talking to free agents at midnight.

Saturday Cup of Canis


Hey all, just a quick open thread for Saturday while we continue to digest the draft. Lynx lose, World Cup resumes, rookies arrive in Minneapolis.

Wolves Press Conference at Noon


The Wolves will have a presser today at 11:30 am to introduce Zach LaVine and Glenn Robinson III

Wolves Take Zach LaVine with 13th Pick

The Wolves have selected UCLA guard Zach LaVine with the 13th pick in the 2014 NBA draft.

NBA Draft Open Thread


The NBA draft is finally here. Talk about all the picks, trades, and suits here. Will the Wolves move up or down? Will the 13th pick be lucky? Settle in to see.

Fresh Draft Afternoon Cup of Canis


The Cup of Canis was getting a bit sloggy so here's a fresh cup for you all.

Thursday Cup of Canis


A huge day today folks. The U.S. plays Germany for a spot in the final 16 of the World Cup, then the NBA Draft is upon us tonight. Big. Day.

Why the Wolves Should Not Trade for Klay Thompson


The Wolves and Warriors have been talking Kevin Love on and off for a month it seems like. Chad Ford said today that he thought the principals were agreed to, and the problem was ancillary pieces....

Monday Cup of Canis


The U.S. forced to accept a draw against Portugal, who equalize in the final seconds of stoppage time. The Lynx win again to go to 11-4 on the season. Draft week.

Sunday Cup of Canis


The Lynx try to put together a winning streak while the U.S. tries to book a ticket to the knockout stages of the World Cup.

Saturday Cup of Canis


The Lynx beat the Mystics at Target Center last night, while the World Cup marches on to the beat of Costa Rica and Kevin Love finds himself in the Philippines.

Friday Cup of Canis


It's going to be a long week. And likely a long next decade in Wolves fandom. But that Luis Suarez can play some soccer.

Tuesday Cup of Canis


The U.S. got a huge 2-1 win over Ghana in their World Cup opener despite being unable to complete a pass. Elsewhere, Portugal got humiliated by Germany. The Lynx have back to back games in L.A. and...

Saturday Cup of Canis


The Minnesota Lynx lost their 2nd game of the season last night to the Atlanta Dream in Atlanta. A furious fourth quarter comeback fell short, but at least they got to meet the President.

Sidney Lowe Joins Timberwolves Coaching Staff


The Wolves made their first assistant coaching hire with former Wolf player and assistant coach Sidney Lowe returning to the organization.

Spurs at Heat Game Four Thread


A pivotal game four awaits tonight as there is real pressure on the Heat down 2-1 in the series. They have to find a way to slow down what has been a ruthless Spurs offense.

Thursday (World) Cup of Canis


The Heat face a must win on their home floor in game four of the NBA Finals after a spectacular performance in game three gave the Spurs a 2-1 lead in the series. Brazil faces Croatia in the first...

Kevin Love on ESPN


Kevin Love appeared on ESPN's "Sports Nation" today, apparently to put pressure on Flip Saunders. I can't think of any other reason why he would do this now after weeks of silence.

Timberwolves Player Profile: Gorgui Dieng


Gorgui Dieng, like all players, is a mix of strengths and weaknesses. Some of them might be a little surprising. We examine him here.

Spurs at Heat Game Three Thread


A crucial game three in the NBA Finals tonight in Miami. The Heat earned a split in San Antonio, so the Spurs are going to have to find a way to win in Miami.

Tuesday Cup of Canis


A big game three tonight in Miami with the series even at one. Both game have been tied in the final minutes; hopefully we get another close one.

Monday Cup of Canis


The Miami Heat evened the Finals at one game a piece with some key plays down the stretch.

Heat at Spurs Game Two Thread


The Heat look to get even in the NBA Finals tonight after getting run off the court in game one.

Sunday Cup of Canis


The Heat will try to even the Finals with the Spurs tonight in San Antonio, while the U.S. Men's National Team heads off to Brazil on a high note after a 3rd straight win and their best performance...

Saturday Cup of Canis


The Lynx fell to the Seattle Storm on the road for their first loss of the season. And plenty of other stuff.

Friday Cup of Canis


The Spurs beat the Heat in game one of the NBA Finals with a monster fourth quarter run.

NBA Finals Game One: Heat at Spurs


The Finals get underway tonight, giving us the opportunity to watch some great basketball. And forget about our troubles for a while.

Flip Saunders: Once and Future...


This one wasn't hard to see coming, but it still feels like a punch in the gut. Why is that?

Flip Saunders to Coach Wolves According to Reports


The AP is reporting that Flip Saunders will take over as head coach of the Minnesota Timberwolves

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